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2014 Specialized S-Works Enduro 29 Bike

Average User Rating: (Outstanding)
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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“one bad ass machine”

The Good: its fast, ready to go out the door

The Bad: price, not all carbon

Overall Review:

What can I say this is an enduro machine! Just like all the forums out there and a reviews the 29er wheels roll fast and they are harder to turn so you really have to trust your bike which you can do with this thing. It eats up anything you can throw at it. You can jump, drop, crash, go fast and get ladies on this thing. If your a strava king then this is your bike since it can do it all. I thought the front end would try to move away from you but it doesnt. The engineers really put some thought into this one and the build specs are just fine to where you should not need to change anything from the stock build. Granted some will throw enves on it or a reverb, that may be the only changes needed imo if you dont like rovals. Personally im not a fan of the command post. As others have said at this price range I dont care what your reasoning is for having aluminum on the rear end I would expect carbon all around. I would also like to see a bottom protection plate.If you have the dough buy this if you dont watch ebay for a better deal. If you are a racer, strava king or simply out to go fast this bike will get you up and down quick. Jumping there are some guys out there with enough flow and style you can use this for that but im not that smooth. 4.5 for the command post and having aluminum.

Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

Specifications

Model Year 2014
Riding Type Trail
Sizes and Geometry

M, L, XL View Geometry

Size M L XL
Top Tube Length 23.4 24.3 25.2
Head Tube Angle 67.5° 67.5° 67.5°
Head Tube Length 4.3 4.7 5.3
Seat Tube Angle 75° 75° 75°
Seat Tube Length 17.5 18.5 20.5
Bottom Bracket Height 13.2 13.2 13.2
Chainstay Length 16.9 16.9 16.9
Wheelbase 45.6 46.6 47.6
Standover 30.6 30.8 31.1
Reach 16.7 17.5 18.3
Stack 24.9 25.2 25.8
Frame Material FACT IS-X 11m Carbon Front Triangle, M5 Rear Triangle
Rear Travel 155mm
Rear Shock Cane Creek Double Barrel Air, High/Low Speed Compression and Rebound Adjust, Climb Switch, 216x64mm
Fork RockShox Pike RCT3 29, Solo Air Spring, Tapered Alloy Steerer, Compression, Lockout, Rebound, and Threshold Adjust, 15mm Thru-Axle
Fork Travel 160mm
Head Tube Diameter Tapered
Headset 1-1/8" and 1-1/2" Threadless, Campy Style Upper with 1-1/2" Lower, Cartridge Bearings
Handlebar Specialized XC Mini-Riser, 7050 Alloy, 750mm Wide, 10mm Rise, 8° Backsweep, 6° Upsweep, 31.8mm
Stem Syntace F109, 6° Rise, 31.8mm Clamp
Grips Specialized Sip Grip, Light Lock-On, Half-Waffle Aramid-Infused, M: Regular, Others: XL
Brakes Avid X0 Trail, 4-Piston Caliper, Steel Backed Metallic Pad, 200mm Front Rotor / 180mm Rear Rotor
Brake Levers Avid X0, Hydraulic Disc, Carbon Blade with Bearing, Tool-Less Reach Adjust with MatchMaker Clamp
Shifters SRAM XX1, 11-Speed, Carbon/Aluminum Trigger, with MatchMaaker Clamp
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM XX1 Type 2, 11-Speed, Mid Cage
ISCG Tabs ISCG 05
Chainguide N/A
Cranks SRAM XX1, Carbon Arms, PF30 Spindle, 175mm Length
Chainrings 32 Tooth (30 Tooth Included)
Bottom Bracket SRAM PF30, OS Press-In Bearings, Sealed Cartridge
Pedals N/A
Chain SRAM XX1, 11-Speed, Hollow Plates/Pins, PowerLink
Cassette SRAM XX1, 11-Speed, 10-42 Tooth
Rims Roval Traverse SL 29, Carbon Disc, Hookless Bead, 22mm Internal Width, 32 Hole
Hubs Roval Traverse SL 29, 15mm Thru-Axle End Caps, 32 Hole Front // Roval Traverse SL 29 142+, DT Swiss Star Ratchet, XX1 Driver Body, 12mm Thru-Axle, 32 Hole Rear
Spokes DT Swiss Super Comp, 2.0/1.65/1.8 Stainless
Tires Specialized Butcher Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29"x2.3", Foldable Aramid Bead, Dual-Compound, 60TPI Front // Specialized Purgatory Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3", Foldable Aramid Bead, Dual-Compound, 60TPI Rear
Saddle Body Geometry Henge Expert, Ti Rails, 143mm
Seatpost Specialized Command Post IR, 3-Position, Internally Routed Adjustable Height with Air Spring, Remote Operated, Single Bolt Head, Travel on Size S:100mm, Others: 125mm
Seat Post Diameter 30.9mm
Seatpost Clamp 7050 Hard Anodized Alloy Collar, Single Bolt, 34.9mm
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 142+ Dropout x 12mm Thru-Axle
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
Colors Gloss/Satin Carbon/White
Warranty Lifetime Frame Subject to Exclusions // 1 Year: Suspension Attachment Points, Suspension Related Equipment (Including Pivot Points, Bushings, Shock Units, Front Suspension Forks, Chain Stays and Seat Stays, Shock Links, Fasteners) // 5 Years: Chain Stays and Seat Stays
Weight

N/A

Miscellaneous
Price $9250.00
More Info Specialized Website
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry